Inmates Challenge Fear of Public Speaking

by Webmaster, April 08, 2018

For 20 years, Jeff Beard has volunteered to sponsor Toastmasters clubs in Oahu prisons at Halawa and Waiawa, going every week to support the inmates as they run their own public speaking clubs.
Over the years, Jeff Beard has heard speeches about how to rappel into a jewelry store, how to make a tattoo machine out of materials scrounged in prison, “and lots of stories about fishing and diving,” he said. He has heard speeches about heartbreaking loss, aching regret and the promise of one more chance.
For 20 years, Beard has volunteered to sponsor Toastmasters clubs in Oahu prisons at Halawa and Waiawa, going every week to support the inmates as they run their own public speaking clubs.
“It really is an honor to listen to these speeches,” he said.

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District 49 Officers Elect 2018 – 2019

by Webmaster, May 14, 2018

The District 49 leadership team for the July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 Toastmasters District Director Elect: Kenn Nishihira, DTM Program Quality Director Elect: John Coleman, ACB, CL Club Growth Director Elect: Sepiuta Holakeituai, DTM Division Directors Elect Aileen Prado Chelsea Lee , CC Jason Baguio , CC Sharla Sare , ACB, ALB

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2018 Spring Conference Contests Winners

by Webmaster, May 15, 2018

International Speech Contest First Place: David Kapaku Second Place: Amos Balongo Third Place: Sarah Hambeck   Table Topics Speech Contest First Place: Donna Clayton Second Place: Joan Chatfield Third Place: Amos Balongo    

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Register for the Spring 2018 Conference

by Webmaster, February 28, 2018
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Congratulations to Accredited Speaker Robert Cravalho and Presidential Citation awardee Gloria Shishido

by Webmaster, September 18, 2017

Congratulations to Accredited Speaker Robert Cravalho and Presidential Citation awardee Gloria Shishido!

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Register for the Fall 2017 Conference

by Webmaster, September 15, 2017

Click on the fishbowl to register for the Fall 2017 Conference

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2017 Fall Area & Division Speech Contests

by Webmaster, September 15, 2017

2017 Fall Area and Division Contests Schedule We already had 7 Area Speech Contests — more contests will be happening on September 16. Winners will move on to their respective Division Contests on September 30 and October 7. Please support your fellow club members.

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Maui orator gets set to enter Toastmasters championship

by Webmaster, July 01, 2017

Maui orator gets set to enter Toastmasters championship By Jenny Delos Santos; jdelossantos@staradvertiser.com June 23, 2017 At the Toastmasters International Convention 20 years ago, there were 2,500 people in the audience as well as huge television screens on stage that stood behind nine contestants, who drew straws for a speaking position. “I was very lucky […]

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District and Club Officers & Membership Training, August 28, 2017

by Webmaster, July 18, 2017

Description District and Club Officers & Membership Training August 28, 2017: Get your ticket today! Registration starts at 4:45 pm and training starts promptly at 5:00pm. It’s your opportunity to learn more about your new Toastmasters role. Being a well trained officer is one of the best ways to help members grow and work with […]

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District 49 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award – Jeff Beard

by Webmaster, May 06, 2017

Jeffrey P. Beard, “Jeff”, joined Toastmasters in July 1986. He eagerly stepped up into Club and District leadership roles, becoming Club President and an Area Governor for term 1987-1988. Jeff took a break from leadership a few years after serving, to complete his Toastmasters’ educational journey, enter speech contests and support several other Clubs he joined. Not long after, Jeff was back […]

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